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2012-04-30

News

Turkish traders angry with Bond movie-makers

Hollywood has come to Istanbul. Actor Daniel Craig has been in the city to film scenes for the latest James Bond film, ‘Skyfall.’ The plot of the

Hollywood has come to Istanbul. Actor Daniel Craig has been in the city to film scenes for the latest James Bond film, ‘Skyfall.’ The plot of the

Business

Wealth tax may mean exodus from France to UK

Some wealthy French citizens may be preparing to swap croissants for bacon and eggs with a move to London if Socialist candidate Francois Hollande

Some wealthy French citizens may be preparing to swap croissants for bacon and eggs with a move to London if Socialist candidate Francois Hollande

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Ukraine plays down threats to boycott Euro 2012

Ukraine has described as “cold war tactics” threats by European countries to boycott the Euro 2012 championships. Several leaders have called off

Ukraine has described as “cold war tactics” threats by European countries to boycott the Euro 2012 championships. Several leaders have called off

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Election campaigning kicks off in Egypt

Official campaiging is getting underway for the Egyptian presidential elections, but those in the running have been busy trying to win over voters

Official campaiging is getting underway for the Egyptian presidential elections, but those in the running have been busy trying to win over voters

Business

Adidas results delight markets

On a day when stocks fell throughout Europe Adidas’ over five percent jump in value bolstered the overall market, saw the company hit a new record

On a day when stocks fell throughout Europe Adidas’ over five percent jump in value bolstered the overall market, saw the company hit a new record

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Passengers dead and missing after bad weather capsizes India ferry

At least 30 people are dead and 200 missing after a ferry capsized in India. The vessel had been carrying around three hundred passengers along

At least 30 people are dead and 200 missing after a ferry capsized in India. The vessel had been carrying around three hundred passengers along

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Bosnian Muslim woman found guilty of war crimes

Rasema Handanovic has become the first Muslim woman convicted of war crimes during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s. After

Rasema Handanovic has become the first Muslim woman convicted of war crimes during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s. After

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Triple bomb attack threatens fragile Syria ceasefire

Triple bomb blasts have rocked the Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least nine people and wounding 100 others, according to reports. The attacks are

Triple bomb blasts have rocked the Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least nine people and wounding 100 others, according to reports. The attacks are

News

Titanic II plans unveiled

An Australian billionaire has announced plans to build a modern day version of the Titanic. A century after the original ship sank, Clive Palmer

An Australian billionaire has announced plans to build a modern day version of the Titanic. A century after the original ship sank, Clive Palmer

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Britain's Queen greets fans in royal town

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has gone on a walkabout as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. She greeted crowds of well-wishers outside

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has gone on a walkabout as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. She greeted crowds of well-wishers outside

Business

Spain mulls 'bad bank' to cure financial sector

With Spain now officially back in recession, a quarter of its working adults out of work, and its financial sector bombed-out by bad debt the

With Spain now officially back in recession, a quarter of its working adults out of work, and its financial sector bombed-out by bad debt the

Culture

The Raven: last days of Poe's life

When a madman begins committing murders inspired by Gothic writer Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective, played by Luke Evans, joins

When a madman begins committing murders inspired by Gothic writer Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective, played by Luke Evans, joins

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Greece: amid the chaos, the rise of the right

Greece has opened its first purpose-built detention centre for illegal immigrants a week before voters go to the polls in an election where

Greece has opened its first purpose-built detention centre for illegal immigrants a week before voters go to the polls in an election where

News

Israel constructs wall on Lebanese border

Israel has started building a wall along a stretch of its border with Lebanon. It says the barrier is needed to bolster security in one of its

Israel has started building a wall along a stretch of its border with Lebanon. It says the barrier is needed to bolster security in one of its

Business

Where are all the shoppers in Germany?

Germany is enjoying its lowest unemployment since reunification, falling inflation and a pickup in wage growth, so why are March’s retail sales so

Germany is enjoying its lowest unemployment since reunification, falling inflation and a pickup in wage growth, so why are March’s retail sales so

Business

EU inflation cools but long-term outlook uncertain

Inflation slowed slightly in Europe in April; in the 17-member eurozone it is now 2.6 percent, still above the ECB’s 2 percent limit, although it is

Inflation slowed slightly in Europe in April; in the 17-member eurozone it is now 2.6 percent, still above the ECB’s 2 percent limit, although it is

Business

AB InBev profits off forecast

Either the worst is over and we are enjoying life again or we are drinking our way out of the recession; brewers AB InBev, Heineken and SAB Miller

Either the worst is over and we are enjoying life again or we are drinking our way out of the recession; brewers AB InBev, Heineken and SAB Miller

Science_technology

Mind over matter for Olympic athletes

These British rowers are fighting for a place in the biggest sporting competition of them all; the Olympic Games. They must be in peak condition

These British rowers are fighting for a place in the biggest sporting competition of them all; the Olympic Games. They must be in peak condition

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'State of emergency' declared by Sudan

Sudan has declared a state of emergency in areas bordering South Sudan, after weeks of clashes over disputed territory and control of oil

Sudan has declared a state of emergency in areas bordering South Sudan, after weeks of clashes over disputed territory and control of oil

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Germany's Pirate party elect new leader

Thousands of members of Germany’s Pirate Party gathered in the northern town of Neumuenster on Saturday to elect a new leader. Bern Schlomer was

Thousands of members of Germany’s Pirate Party gathered in the northern town of Neumuenster on Saturday to elect a new leader. Bern Schlomer was

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French presidential election: Sarkozy up one point in polls

A new poll suggests President Nicolas Sarkozy could be closing the gap in France’s presidential race, with six days to go. Pollsters IPSOS say

A new poll suggests President Nicolas Sarkozy could be closing the gap in France’s presidential race, with six days to go. Pollsters IPSOS say

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Violence welcomes the UN's top ceasefire monitor

There has been more deadly violence in Syria as the head of the UN monitoring force arrived in the country to oversee a fragile ceasefire between

There has been more deadly violence in Syria as the head of the UN monitoring force arrived in the country to oversee a fragile ceasefire between

Europe

Bonus: Voices from Bulgaria

The mayor the Roma have voted as ‘Bulgaria’s friendliest mayor’ Tsonko Tsonev Mayor of Kavarna “When I started my work as a mayor I started to

The mayor the Roma have voted as ‘Bulgaria’s friendliest mayor’ Tsonko Tsonev Mayor of Kavarna “When I started my work as a mayor I started to

Europe

Who are the Roma people?

When putting together a Right On episode for Euronews on the Roma community I actually realised that there is a lot of confusion about exactly who

When putting together a Right On episode for Euronews on the Roma community I actually realised that there is a lot of confusion about exactly who

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Dog wedding in Peru

Crowds turned out in Peru’s capital, Lima to watch a pair of enamoured Peruvian Hairless Dogs tie the knot in a dog wedding ceremony.

Crowds turned out in Peru’s capital, Lima to watch a pair of enamoured Peruvian Hairless Dogs tie the knot in a dog wedding ceremony.

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Lisbon goes Lego

Lisbon’s Campo Pequeno has been transformed into a Lego heaven for fans, with over three million pieces distributed between 15 World Monuments, four

Lisbon’s Campo Pequeno has been transformed into a Lego heaven for fans, with over three million pieces distributed between 15 World Monuments, four

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Deadly Japanese bus crash

A bus carrying dozens of holidaymakers to Tokyo Disneyland crashed, killing seven passengers.

A bus carrying dozens of holidaymakers to Tokyo Disneyland crashed, killing seven passengers.

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Merkel could boycott Euro 2012 over Tymoshenko

Outrage of the treatment of jailed Ukrainian ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko is threatening to spill over to this summer’s Euro 2012 championships

Outrage of the treatment of jailed Ukrainian ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko is threatening to spill over to this summer’s Euro 2012 championships

Europe

Reaching out to Europe's Roma

European governments are under pressure to focus on Roma integration, and Kavarna in Bulgaria is given as one example of where things are

European governments are under pressure to focus on Roma integration, and Kavarna in Bulgaria is given as one example of where things are

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Myanmar: Ban's parliamentary speech, NLD lifts parliamentary ban

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has made an historic address to the Myanmar parliament, praising the vision and courage of President Thein Sein

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has made an historic address to the Myanmar parliament, praising the vision and courage of President Thein Sein